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Time-Lapse Image of 27GW of PV [VIDEO]

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Short, sharp, sweet and powerful. Unless you own a  coal fired powers station.

Here is an awesome time lapse video showing the deployment and geographic spread of PV in Germany since January 2009.

Data is sourced from Visualization by Chris Davis and Alfredas Chmieliauskas.

For more of their amazing work, see their web site here.

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Schalk Cloete on Dec 14, 2013

Well, ironically, this would actually look rather attractive to those who own coal-fired power plants. According to data from Fraunhofer, German coal use has increased by another 5% this year following a 9% jump last year. If you own a cleaner gas-fired plant, however, the animation in your post will be quite scary.. 

Solar PV technology forcing policies cannot close any coal-fired plants. It can only serve to replace gas-fired plants with coal-fired plants, forcing Germans to pay big money for ever increasing CO2 emissions

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